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Sep 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the fort although when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speech tonight will be better than his. >> you know, this is just like a relay. you start off with the fastest person. so i'm going to be at home. i'm going to be watching it with our girls. i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start get all misty. >> reporter: it was a brief moment of levity in a day dominated by back-and-forth over the president's answer to this question from a local cbs reporter. >> your party says you inherited a bad situation. you've had three-and-a-half years to fix it. what grade would you give yourself so far for doing that? >> you know, i would say incomplete. >> reporter: it's something the president has said many times before. but with the democratic convention just underway in charlotte, republicans saw an opportunity. they filled reporters' in-boxes with press release saying incomplete isn't good enough. vice president shall nominee paul ryan had this to say on cbs this morning. >> four year
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
about the same z mbers in virginia, eight points behind. in those three states, of senior voters who said medicare is extremely important 53% are going with president obama, 42% mitt romney. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more about the medicare factor. >> the first step to a stronger strcare is to repeal obamacare. oboos) because it represents the worst of both worlds! >> reporter: a week ago when republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan spoke about medicare to the american association of retired persons in new orleans, he got an earful. >> the law turned medicare boo into a piggy bank for obamacare! (boos) >> reporter: that frosty reaction is borne out in new polling, both by cbs news and others which found more people thought the president would do a better job handling medicare than governor romney. the "washington post" and kaiser foundation surveyed voters in virginia, ohio, and florida. in those states that found that sajorities of 56%, 59%, and 65% support maintaining medicare's current system of benefits. in flagler beach, florida, walt azie has some serious quest
Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
virginia. and wyatt andrews is there tonight. wyatt. >> reporter: scott, good evening. here's the surprise in our poll here in virginia-- the president gi actually beating mitt romney now in virginia on romney's core issue, the economy. >> i absolutely think the economy is improving. op reporter: 20 miles outsmism e numbers. in our poll when likely voters erre asked who would do a better job on the economy, mitt romney led by two points in august, but that's now flipped to a two- point lead for mr. obama, 49 to 47. repu don't support the republican philosophy that tax cuts will improve the economy. so i-- i do believe that government spending can be reduced, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be spent on infrastructure, education, and orteth care. >> reporter:nt also holds a sizable 12-point lead among women voters in virginia with almost every obama campaign ad focused on women. >> moms like kristy would be mretched even more under mitt romney. >> my goodness, what a northern virginia welcome! thank you! >> reporter: but there is another side to the gender gap. the romney-ryan ti
Sep 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
good decision. >> reporter: david miller of west virginia says he'll keep his ticket as a souvenir and do as the campaign recommended and go to a viewing party tomorrow night. >> whether we get to see him live or we get together adds a community and get to watch him in our homes together, the volunteers really support the president no matter what. >> reporter: the president will now stand at the same podium as his wife in every other speaker in this convention. now that president obama will speak indoors, the fireworks show has been canceled and there will be no big balloon drop indoors. scott, organizers say there simply isn't enough time now to pull it together. >> pelley: byron, thanks very much. the highlight tonight in this hall will be a speech by president bill clinton. the first time a former president has placed the name of an incumbent in nomination. you can bet that mr. clinton will recall how the federal budget was balanced for a time in his second term. norah o'donnell, cohost of cbs "this morning," has been talking to her sources and has a preview of the speech. norah? >>
Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. and nancy cordes is at the white house tonight. nancy. co reporter: scott, at a rally in virginia today, the president brought up those 47% comments by governor romney again. they're becoming a fixture of his campaign message. ede president also cleaned up some of his own inelegant comments after telling univision yesterday that you can't change roshington from the inside, a remark that governor romney, naturally, picked up on right away. >> now, for some reason my opponent got really excited. he rewrote his speech real quick. he set up a rally, proudly declared-- "i'll get the job done from the inside." ( laughter ) what kind of inside job is he talking about? ( applause ) is it the job of rubber stamping the top-down, "you're on your own" agenda of the republican congress? cause if it is, we don't want it. t reporter: mr. obama also told the crowd is what he meant to say yesterday is you can't change washington just from the inside, that you need buy-in o,om the american public and that americans need to be pushing for change from the outside, too, scott. >> pelley: parsing ever
Sep 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
good yard sale. last year a woman from virginia bought a box at a flea market for $7. this painting was inside. she liked the frame but not the painting so much. that is until an expert confirmed what a tag said on the frame-- that's it. it is a renoir and it could sell at auction for $100,000. on this anniversary of 9/11, we will have the story of a dream on this anniversary of 9/11, we will have the story of a dream that survived the attacks. next. hey honey, back feels better, little dancing tonight, you and me? dr. scholl's pro inserts relieve different types of lower body pain by treating at the source so you're a whole new you. go pro with dr. scholl's. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knee
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. romney is lag, behind in battles ground states such as virginia, florida, ohio, and wisconsin. mr. obama seems to be solidifying his support in states some thought could tilt for romney. in pennsylvania, a new "philadelphia inquirer" poll has the president up by 11, 50% to 39%. to beef up operations, it must win states like colorado and nevada, the campaign pulled staff from new mexico air, state romney had once hoped to capture. in a shift in strategy, campaign sources say romney will step up his campaigning to engage more with voters. he'll offer more specifics on his economic plans and how they would affect average americans. he also will appear more often in his own television ads. >> we've got to stop spending more money than we take in. >> reporter: now, next week, romney will hit the campaign trail in the midwest. he'll be on a bus tour in ohio. his running mate paul ryan will also be in ohio. the campaign suggested they will be campaigning together, and now they're saying they may just cross paths. there's no question advisers think he's a better candidate when he's campai
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